November 28, 2001
Mazda Recalls B-Series Truck
Detroit, MI (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway
Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has published a recall affecting
2001 MAZDA TRUCK B Series manufactured between
07/2000 - 05/2001.
Number Involved: 27,533
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH SEAT BELTS SUPPLIED BY
TRW. IT IS POSSIBLE THAT THE DRIVER'S AND/OR FRONT PASSENGER'S OUTBOARD SEAT
BELT BUCKLE MAY NOT FULLY LATCH.
IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE RESTRAINT SYSTEM MAY NOT PROVIDE ADEQUATE
OCCUPANT PROTECTION, INCREASING THE RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY TO THE SEAT
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE FRONT OUTBOARD SEAT BELT BUCKLES AND IF THE BUCKLE
FAILS THE INSPECTION PROCESS, IT WILL BE REPLACED.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 01V227002
Regarding Auto Recalls
Frequently SafetyAlerts will list
auto recalls before
your dealer will know about them. If you have a vehicle
affected by one of these posted recalls be sure and
write down the NHTSA
CAMPAIGN ID Number.
If your dealer doesn't know about the recall when you
check, ask them how they are notified of recalls and
when the next update is due.
Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!
How many did you hear
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